This is a taboo that people don't want to acknowledge. It's going to be fascinating in the Democratic primary to see which candidates embrace win-lose change and which insist on everyone rising together. Anyway, read 's smart piece here
Must read (white men,esp.) TY . “It will take people like me ceding and sharing power – it will require me to “lose” for someone else to win. But in the big picture, it’s a bargain a lot more people should take.”
My latest column was inspired by a conversation with about zero-sum thinking, and what philanthropists and people with privilege like me can do to make room for others at the decision-making table. #equity
Yes ⁦⁩! “The people you need to listen to – to both correctly identify the problem you are trying to solve, and to come up with ways to address it – are those with lived experience.”#philanthropy #communityled
In response my latest column, folks have been reaching out to me with their own thoughts and insights on power sharing. The points they’ve made have been eye-opening, so I want to share some of them here to keep this conversation going.
Sometimes, philanthropists should simply "cut the check and get out of the way," says . I just reread his latest column on #philanthropy, and there's lots to like, and think about.
Couldn’t agree more with this. Ceding power and seats at the table is the kind of intentionality needed to level the playing field. ⁦⁩ similar to my ⁦⁩ piece